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Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 6:00pm EDT
reaction from students. >>> and take a look at what happened in louisiana yesterday, a sink hole -- >> al jazeera america, a new voice in american journalism. introduces america tonight. >> in egypt police fired tear gas -- >> a fresh take on the stories that connect to you. >> they risk never returning to the united states. >> we spent time with some members of the gangster disciples. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. ♪ >>> welcome back everyone, as president obama tries to ratchet up support for his economic policies he is targeting a key constituency focused on the soaring cost of higher education. david shuster has the report. [ cheers ] >> at the university of buffalo, the president announced ambitious changes to make colleges more affordable and accountable for their costs. >> college has never been more expensive. over t
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 11:00pm EDT
a look at what happened in louisiana yesterday. a sinkhole swallowed trees and drained the water right out of the bayou. jazeera america. >> i'm kim bondy, growing up in news the interesting thing will be >>> and take a look at what [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. content while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across how much weight that gets in happened in louisiana yesterday. how much weight that gets in happened in louisiana yesterday. >>> now we tourn a school shooting near atlanta. authorities have released the tape of a 911 call made during the shooting on tuesday. on the tape a school bookkeeper talks to the man accused of opening fire. you can hear her giving the operator
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 8:00pm EDT
the winners. >>> all right. michael, thank you very much. >>> a small community deep in louisiana's cajan community is being swallowed by a sinkhole. >> bayou corn is truly a paradise. >> reporter: one year ago the people here began to sense something was wrong. >> you could not walk outside. >> reporter: the smell of natural gas and crude oil was swirling around. the ground was trembling. and it was may 30, 2012, that dennis and wife floeting down the bayou noticed these bubbles coming straight up out of the water. natural gas, and then to the left, 50 feet, down this bio, a sinkhole was forming. what used to be a beautiful marsh was now being sucked into the earth. >> trees were bobbing and then they would just sink. >> reporter: state and federal regulators arrived. assumption parish ordered the evacuation of the residents while officials tried to figure out what was happening. >> to our knowledge this has never happened anywhere in the world. >> houston based texas brian, louisiana says, is responsible. extracting and drilling for salt say they caused the collapse of the earth. and ac
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am EDT
in the louisiana bayou. >> egypts former long time leader mubarak could be released from a cairo prison at any time. the 85-year-old has been held in maximum security since he was forced out of power two years ago during the arab spring uprising. wednesday, an egyptian court ordered his release. he'll be placed under house arrest awaiting retrial on charges he ordered the killing of hundreds of protestors. we are joint live from cairo. jonathan, has there been any indication when mubarak will be moved from prison to house arrest? >> that is the big question this afternoon, rochelle. we understand that the lawyers are inside that prison south of cairo discussing the circumstances and case. as you mentioned, a court yesterday cleared the way for the massive revolution in 2011. >> we are showing live pictures of the there has already been such loss and blood shed that people are concentratinging on more urgent matters. >> the fort hood gunman has been acts as his own lawyer, which surprised many when he rested his case wednesday without calling a single witness. he faces execution if convicted of 45 c
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 3:00am PDT
going? this is what he said in new orleans. >> i love new orleans. >> louisiana. >> i love louisiana. nola. >> come on. >> many other states that embrace those conservative values, the approach that we have taken over the years. i am in one today in florida. you look at south carolina. you look at florida. >> we're in louisiana. >> i know and i said that. i am in one of the states that reflect those today in louisiana. i got that. >> it is only mississippi, alabama, three states. >> i said that. >> seriously. i think before -- you have never done that? >> i think the panhandle went all the way to louisiana. he was technically maps. if you look at the maps of your late 18th century map maker. >> i think he is tired. >> there are many other states that embrace those conservative values, the approach that we have taken over the years. i am in one today in florida. you look at south carolina. you look at florida -- >> we're in louisiana. >> i know and i said that. i am in one of those states that reflect those today in louisiana. >> we are here. how great is he? >> i want him to run. >>
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2013 8:00pm EDT
there was a sort of forgot about. >> guest: it is shocking. what is interesting about the situation in louisiana and why just write about it is that there is a budget crisis. and this is something being experienced all across the country in the last five years. but with shrinking budgets, you know, one of the places is the public defenders office. so in new orleans what happened was they were forced to lay off one third of the lawyers. so one whole division, conflicts vision. it means if there are two people arrested for robbing a 7-eleven, one gets the public defenders office, but because they could be accusing each other, you need a separate lawyer. so when no new orleans they had a separate division and they completely got rid of that and the budget cuts. so anyone who came in with multiple arrests like that, they had no attorneys. so they were just sitting in jail for months and months and judges were making please. they were scrambling, threatening to let people out of jail without a trial because this was such a clear violation of their rights. it was a fiasco fischer. >> host: in the same
ABC
Aug 14, 2013 4:00am PDT
was killed. >>> breaking news overnight from louisiana, where a hostage standoff inside a bank has ended in deadly gunfire. authorities say the gunman shot two hostages before he was killed by police. one of the hostages has since died. the other is in critical condition. the ordeal began around noon yesterday. and negotiations had continued through the night. but police moved in once the gunman said he was going to kill his captives. >>> nature's punishing fury is battering the country in the east and the west, unleashing dangerous flash floods and destructive fires. >> as the east coast dries out from a sopping wet storm, wildfires, blazing through nearly a dozen western states. one fire destroyed a dozen homes in utah, forced hundreds of evacuations. and now, it's creeping up on a resort area, filled with luxury homes. a lightning strike is being blamed for the destructive fire that has already scorched more than 4,000 acres. at times, moving as fast as 80 feet per minute. the flames shot up the side of the mountain in summit county, utah, creating giant funnel clouds of smoke. this h
NBC
Aug 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
. joseph, louisiana. police telling us a gunman shot two bank employees when officers stormed into that bank. one of the employees is reported dead. the condition of the or within is unknown. a third hostage was released late last night. police shot and kill the gunman who has been identified as 20-year-old fuaded abdo ahmed. police say ahmed was mentally unstable and written a letter in advance, detailing what he was doing, what he was going to do, what he would do in the attack. police say he had a full duffel bag of items he was going to use to torture his hostages. investigators also telling us he was not trying to rob that bank and that there's no indication he had any history with any of those bank employees. >>> today we could learn the identity of a woman killed during a construction accident at san jose city college. the woman was hit by a front loader walking on a sidewalk by the cop instruction project yesterday. investigators say the massive vehicle was backing up to move a load of dirt went it hit her. preston pipeline, the company on the job, says the driver has
ABC
Aug 23, 2013 2:35am EDT
support itself. >> these dramatic images only the beginning of what could be in store in a louisiana bayou. what caused it? why it is not as uncommon as you might think. and later -- >> it's scary to think sthat soe one would try to sell something that has no gran of truth. >> a woman's hard earned weight loss used to sell get thin quick products without her approval. her campaign to take her image back. it's friday, august 23rd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good friday morning, everybody. tgif. look who's here. reena ninan filling in for diana. >> last time i was here you serenaded me with a song, cinco de mayo. >> no tequila, no guitars. good you are back. have a lot of fun. serious stuff to got to. syrian government right now offering a new explanation of the chemical attack that may have killed up to 1,000 people. deputy prime minister blaming foreign militants. >> he claims the attack had backing of israel and supporters in the west. the u.n. urging the syrian government to allow inspectors to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapon. here's abc's m
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 3:00am PDT
in a louisiana bank that ended in gunfire. the 0-year-old suspect opened fire on his hostages when officers entered the building. alina machado, good morning, what do we understand about the situation? >> reporter: good morning, chris. this remains an active scene. we've been seeing investigators coming and going from this bank all night combing through the evidence. louisiana state police have identified the alleged hostagetaker at 20-year-old fuwad abdu akmed. over the course of 20 hours he made several demands and released a female hostage but just before midnight local time something changed, the s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank because the gunman according to police this threatened to kill the hostages. now, akmed was shot dead. police say he shot both hostages before he was killed. those two hostages were taken to area hospitals where at least check they were listed in critical condition. >> alina supposedly one of the changes in the situation was that the suspect made known what he wanted. do we know what that was, what the agenda was here, if not money? >> reporter: we don't know exac
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 1:00pm PDT
, with 10 million tuning in for the finale. their hometown is west monroe, louisiana. >> the show is a very effective sitcom. they managed to create a patina of authenticity around a show that i see very carefully shaped into a very familiar format. >> unlike the clampetts are they not only real people, but they still live in their hometown. one official tour invites people to duck into the city of monroe and follow the beards. the famously enkempt facial hair, i even felt bare when i met willie robertson this year. luckily the show is so popular, there's an app. for that. there is a dark side to this bayou business. many in hollywood's more traditional scripted tv comedies and drama see "duck dynasty" as a threat and an example of how tv entertainment is being dumbed down to the lowe common denominator. >> what we're seeing is there are all kinds of viewers watching some of these shows for different reasons. some watch them because they relate to the characters, and some people watch it to feel superior to the characters. the truth is for a & e's purposes, it doesn't matter why they watch,
CNN
Aug 25, 2013 2:00pm EDT
in florida. doctors had been treating him with an experimental drug. >>> investigators in louisiana say an 8-year-old boy shot and killed his 87-year-old caregiver after playing a violent video game. police say the boy was playing qunt grand theft auto 4" just minutes before he grabbed a gun in the home and then shot her. the child told police it was an accident. he will not face any charges. under louisiana law the child under 10 is exempt from criminal responsibility. >>> amanda knox will not return to italy for retrial in the 2007 death of her british roommate. that's what a spokesman for the family says. italy's supreme court plans to retry the case this fall. the court says the jury that acquitted knox two years ago didn't consider all of the evidence. it is still possible italy could request knox's extradition from the u.s. >>> new york's attorney general is suing donald trump for millions, claiming he scammed students at his for-profit investment school approximately hear the skaitding accusations and the billionaire's angry response. >>> plus, nunn teams are on the ground in syria in
NBC
Aug 15, 2013 2:05am PDT
west monroe, louisiana. they are these incredibly wealthy guys who became wealthy because they came up with the duck calls for hunting. and these guys, there's a period of time during duck hunting season where they never bathe. >> how long is that? >> i think it goes weeks. >> they are out there with the ducks and one another, everybody stinks, they don't come home. >> they do come home. they hang their clothes, leave them dirty and soiled and leave them and put them back on, because the warmth of all of that stuff -- >> that has collected over the -- >> yes, and they keep wearing them. >> what? yes, i shall remain nameless. >> i rewear my dresses, is that what that means? >> do you get them dry cleaned in between? >> yes, and i like to wear clothes. >> we're going to play a game called "who's older." >> this is in honor of your birthday. >> what birthday would that be, hoda? what birthday would that be? >> that would be the three score birthday. ha-ha. who's older, someone in their 50s, someone in their 60s. who is older? >> i think liam is in his 50s. >> i'm going with steve. who's o
ABC
Aug 23, 2013 1:40am PDT
into a sinkhole beneath a louisiana bayou. water rushing down beneath the trees like a drain. >> makes you wonder how does something like this happen and could it happen near you? abc's matt gutman went in search of answers. >> they're moving. they're moving, john. >> reporter: this is not an optical illusion. a standard tree, seemingly, melting into the swamp in bayou corridor, louisiana, being swallowed into a massive sinkhole, sucking everything down with it. watch the trees again -- dipping slowly at first then quickly vanishing into the hole. scientists say more than a football field deep. the sinkhole near an old salt line. workers using water to dissolve and pump out the salt. eye vently they pumped out enough to give the ground way. and the earth moves into the cavern causing ever growing sinkholes above. >> it will continue to grow where it finds a point where it can support itself. >> reporter: the sinkhole appeared a year ago. 150 household were evacuated. now the state is suing the company that mined the salt. but sink holes are common. and often occur naturally. this one in downtown
FOX News
Aug 5, 2013 8:00am PDT
related to the bombings. we'll keep you posted as we hear more. >> some 100 families in a small louisiana town still cannot go home a day after a train derails forcing residents to get to safety. laura is live from our news room with more details on this. >> you know, it's been a scary situation for residents who live within a mile of that derailment. most unable to come even near their homes. the train derailed sunday afternoon near the small community about 60 miles west of baton rouge, louisiana. a union pacific spokesman says there are several cars they are concerned about. one involved in this 27 car derailment was leaking sodium hydroxide which can cause injuries or even death if inhaled or touches the skin. a third car was leaking a flammable liquid. all of those leaks have been plugged up. so far, small air pollution detectors have not picked up anything. three other cars contain flammable liquids that did not leak but they need to have the contents carefully extracted which the teams hope to finish up tonight. one passerby was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries and the t
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 11:00pm EDT
hours from impact on the cost of louisiana, contraflow goes in to effect. what that means is that major roads that normally go in to the city are then forced out. so people can evacuate. >> there are a couple of roads that we keep open for emergency vehicles that we may have to get n but the major roads such as the interstate system are all going away from new orleans. >> reporter: in 2008, hurricane gustav was approach, con from ta flow was sending vehicles away from the city and 98% of the people left. >> we are the only major city that's ever did a full scale evacuation and it worked. >> reporter: but because the evacuation location signed were so small then, some people were confused about where to go. the city hopes that the 17 sculptures around town will help in the next big storm. >> i think it's an excellent idea. especially because people are aware of those places beforehand. tell them, say bye. >> reporter: for her, whose home in the lower ninth world was under 10 feet of water during katrina arc the sculptures of safety are a welcome sign. >> if he say it's time to go. it's t
CBS
Aug 26, 2013 4:00am PDT
's alleged chemical attack. we'll speak with bob corker. and the ceo of popeye's louisiana kitchen joins us in the studio. >> that's the news this morning. thanks for watching. i'm anne marie green. have a great day. his morning. i'm anne marie green. have a good day. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> she's like houdini. >> good morning, i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. what do you mean? >> you just amaze me. you always do. [ laughter ] >> thanks. >> she's always ready to go, huh? once the bell hits. >> always prepared. >> ready to go. hey, folks, we are going again on this monday morning. low clouds and fog have surged onshore very wet out toward the coastline a lot of drizzle there. when will we clear things out? we'll talk about that coming up. >> those far right toll lanes are closed until about 5:00 this morning. caused big backups over at the bay bridge all weekend long. they have been shut down since friday evening. slight delays there. we'll talk about your monday morning drive coming up. >> three more commutes on the bridge and that's it. thank you.
CNN
Aug 17, 2013 7:00am PDT
of louisiana. here are some of the watches out there. we have the saturated ground anywhere in green. we'll see a lot of these watches in effect until tomorrow. and we're still following the tropics. we have an area of low pressure right in the gulf coast -- i should say the gulf of mexico. you can see all the convection and thunderstorms to the northeast of that. well, it's not very well organized, but it still has a 40% chance of development. we'll continue to follow that and, of course, as we follow over the west, we are following the fires burning across parts of idaho, and it looks like we have red flag warnings in place today. that means wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour. weather is certainly not cooperating across that region, but in the northeast it's real nice out there, guys. temperatures running 10 to 15 degrees below average and lots of sunshine in place. back over to you two. >> jennifer, thank you very much. >>> the search for a missing teen growing desperate today in virginia. 17-year-old alexis murphy has been missing for two weeks. investigators have no idea where she is or if
FOX News
Aug 13, 2013 2:00am PDT
robertson to run for the seat held by louisiana congressman rodney alexander. alexander plans to retire next month. a special election will be held to fill that open seat representing the state's fifth district which happens to include robertson's home city. >> next on the rundown, it is your last chance to answer our brew on this question of the day. we told you the government wants to put black boxes in every car on the road so we wanted to know if you think this is an invasion of privacy. your e-mails up next. >> one bride's grandmother the victim of a confetti confusion. how she left her mark on those newlyweds. heir underwear . that's why there's charmin ultra strong. i'll take that. go get 'em, buddy! it cleans so well and you can use up to four times less than the leading bargain brand. [ female announcer ] charmin ultra strong has a duraclean texture that's soft and more durable to help your kids get clean while still using less. and its four times stronger than the leading bargain brand. wow, you cleaned up a lot! you did too, pal! [ laughs ] we all go. why not enjoy the go with cha
NBC
Aug 2, 2013 2:05am PDT
, oklahoma, arkansas, and louisiana really feeling the heat. we've got some heat advisories out. high humidity and some hot air. so be safe. keep it cool. stay hydrated. you know the drill. as far as tomorrow goes, severe weather moves back into parts of southern missouri. st. louis. we want you to be aware of the possibility of severe weather. kansas city area. looking at mainly some thunderstorms. and then moving across the northeast will be some rain showers as we head into the afternoon. 77 in new york. so that's going to keep the temperatures down. so your first part of the weekend on saturday doesn't look as nice in the northeast. but then we get rid of most of the rain on sunday. lingering showers across northern new england, drying out in the mid-atlantic. rain moves into the southeast. in atlanta we've got about a 20% chance of an isolated shower on sunday. and then up across the northern plains more scattered storms. doesn't look like we'll go severe this time around. on monday scattered rain once again in the southeast. you get the picture here, more of the same with each d
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 2:05am PDT
, cairo, egypt, b, new orleans, louisiana, c, norman, oklahoma, or, d, san francisco. >> san francisco. >> sorry. looking for norman, oklahoma. ♪ oklahoma where the wind comes sweeping down the plain ♪ >> by the way, almost every morning when i walk in the makeup room what do you say? >> i go oh -- ♪ hoda woman ♪ when the wind starts whipping round the plain ♪ >> every morning. >> it usually gets a laugh. anyway. what's the second one, willie boy? >> here's the next question. this is leslie. kathie lee says hoda's best asset is, a, her feet, b, her hair, c, her legs or d, her butt if you'll forgive the term. >> i'm going to say her butt. >> ooh, sorry. looking for her feet, actually. >> nobody watches our show. >> she's got the most beautiful feet in the whole world. but she also has unbelievable legs and a good butt, too. so it's a tough one. but i do love her feet. i don't know what that says about me, but i love them. >> all righty then. anyhoo. i don't like this game. >> we're getting rid of a lot of this inventory on your paperback, which is good news. here's karen. hoda
PBS
Aug 2, 2013 11:00pm PDT
was the executive director of c.o.r.e. well, farmer was in jail in louisiana and refused to come out of jail to participate in the march. and here is martin luther king, jr., a wonderful human being. wer, my met him in 1958 when i was 18 years old. this is eugene carson blake, who was head of the national council of churches. and this young man here is cleveland robinson. this man was almost blind, but no one wanted to say to him, "but you cannot walk with the group." and so he walked with us. this is rabbi joachim prince of the american jewish congress. he was born in berlin and moved to america during the late '30s. he moved to newark, new jersey, and became a leader, a spokesperson for civil liberty, civil rights. and this is joe rauh. he was one of the unbelievable leaders in the naacp. and this is unbelievable whitney young, who was head of the national urban league. >> right. >> who's been a dean at the school of social work at atlanta university. roy wilkins, the head of the naacp. walter reuther, the head of the united automobile workers union. >> and this is a. philip randolph. >> y
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 7:00am EDT
claiming that the members host: that is an "politico" this morning. we began with a call from louisiana on our republican line. linda, who would you like to see nominated? >> i tell you what, i think any of our servicemen should be awarded. disappointed on some of the names. oprah winfrey has never done anything for anybody's freedom. she has, like obama, only done her share to divide the country. i am sick and tired of all the commotion going on in washington with obama. as far as i'm concerned, he does not even have the right to award anybody anything. he needs to be out of office. is linda in louisiana. this is james in rome, georgia. democrats line. medal: i would award the of honor to all of the peacemakers, the people who are trying to stop these wars that are going on. what you learn from this -- the peacemakers are the ones who shall inherit the earth. all you hear about it the republicans talking about warmongering. john mccain interfering in other people's business and things. need a department of peace. thank you. host: some of the other recipients that president obama has aw
FOX News
Aug 2, 2013 3:00am PDT
graphics. you can see heat advisories across parts of texas, louisiana and arkansas. heat index values that could reach 110 degrees. that's when you combine the actual temperatures and humidity out this. you can see the extended forecast in dallas, triple digits for the next couple of days. the only exception is sunday when you'll be topping out at 99 degrees. across the rest of the country, new york city warmer than yesterday at 85 degrees. cleveland staying in the 70's. this is the area where we could be talking about more lightning and seeing damaging winds and hrarblg hail from some of these -- and large hail from some of these storms. those areas highlighted in yellow. >>brian: five children got cake this morning. >>steve: for breakfast. >>brian: meanwhile, pwr impractical jokes to superhero stunts read fun this we can. we gave you information and news as well. >>steve: that's right. if you missed a little, don't worry, here's a look back at the week that was on "fox & friends." ♪ ♪ >> latest video craze. men dressed as superheroes hanging out on the back of cars. >>brian: imp
ABC
Aug 14, 2013 1:40am PDT
, florida. >> take a look at your weather on this hump day. rainy, louisiana to south carolina. there will be a few thunderstorms from eastern montana to new mexico. mostly dry along the west coast. >> feels like fall on the east coast. highs in the 70s from boston down to carolinas. 90 or above most of florida, parts of texas will top 100. >> all right. everybody loves a good party. the more elaborate the better. this one so elaborate we. decided to make it our "favorite story of the day." ♪ ♪ >> the kid's name is sam horowitz from texas, and joining the lady on stage for "dance again" by j-lo. sam's bar mitzvah. it happened last summer. the elaborate party is getting attention because the video was online. >> the kid can dance. >> i want to watch that over and over again. oh, my gosh. look at him. he knows all the moves. >> a natural entertainer. natural born. ♪ spotlight on me >> would you do it, diana. >> the lady in the background. nobody knew who i was, wearing a -- if i was a 13, sam horowitz. >> if you go for it. own it. that kid owned it. didn't he? >> he is so c
MSNBC
Aug 22, 2013 3:00am PDT
've never seen before. this comes from louisiana. we've seen pictures of the after matthew sink holes. watch these trees get swallowed by this sinkhole underneath this water. it just keeps going. the trees on the left side don't move one inch and those trees, rest in peace. completely gone. incredible stuff there. growing sinkhole. assumption paris, louisiana. >> holy cow. >> let me show you our fire stats. there's at that report out yesterday we ran out of money our federal budget has been all used up to fight the wildfires across the country. what's interesting we actually haven't had that bad of a fire season compared to the last two years. only burned half the acreage. i don't know who is making that fire budget. as far as the fires burning right now 51 uncontrolled wildfires, all across the west. 14 of those are burning in idaho. we're at the peak of our wildfire season and they are busy out there and it continues to be hot and dry and that's where the drought is too out west. as far as temperatures, we hit 90 yesterday in new york city and chicago. first time in a month. it's the middl
FOX News
Aug 25, 2013 3:00am PDT
-old in louisiana shot and killed his 90-year-old caregiver as she watched television. police report the boy had just finished playing the video game grand theft auto. are violent media affecting kids and making them violent. joining us, the doctor from our fine medical aid team. thanks for joining us this morning. that is the question, the piece in the "new york times" this week that said most researchers agree violent media do have an effect on media, do increase the predilection to violence. >> i think focusing on violent media misses the greater problem, which is media. we are deploying, whether through facebook or reality tv lots of ways for people to not be in reality, to not feel their feelings. yes, violent video games are part of that problem, because you can't maintain the connection and have a real reality while being wrenched into virtual reality. it does not work. human beings do not have that capacity, at least some of the outliers among us do not. >> so you're saying that as we're basically anesthetizing our kids with television or video games that aren't able to process how they
CNN
Aug 30, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. the mislabeled products were sold in texas, oklahoma, arkansas, louisiana, and mississippi. that one is hard to believe. >>> okay. our fifth story "outfront," president obama's contradiction, has the president changed his tune on military engagement? here's what he said today to justify a possible strike on syria -- >> part of our obligation as a leader in the world is making sure that when you have a regime that is willing to use weapons that are prohibited by international norms on their own people, including children, that they're held to account. >> okay. compare that to what then senator and soon to be anti-war president barack obama said back in 2006 while touting his opposition to the iraq war -- >> i said then and believe now that saddam hussein was a ruthless dictator who craved weapons of mass destruction but posed no imminent threat to the united states. >> so, what changed the president's perspective? "outfront" tonight democratic congresswoman barbara lee and presidential historian douglas brinkley. thanks to both of you for being with us. today, guys, we saw the administration
CNN
Aug 7, 2013 3:00am PDT
state by far. 16 winners. indiana is second with 111. louisiana, florida and missouri round out the top five. i think there will be some road trips today. >> can i get to indiana? nine hours and back by the show tomorrow. >> we have a pool. let's have it to the people who organize well. >> we have a pool? >> no, we don't have a pool. >> we have to have a pool. we have mickey, kate. you want some powerball action, too. >> we have to pool it. >> sanjay's on his own. i'm not dealing with this. >> sanjay will figure out the winning numbers. >> he knows already. there's a logarithm for that. >> i'm not sowing up to the office as the only one who didn't win. >> we're just waiting. kicking you out of the pool. what's the latest on missouri? >> this is yesterday's radar. we talked about seven to nine inches of rain in kansas and missouri. i want to show you today's current radar right now. it's the identical picture here. we are still talking about heavy rain. notice through missouri another band. two bands of these thunderstorms. anywhere from five to seven inches of rain. we continue to have
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 11:00am PDT
, louisiana. >> and meanwhile, one hostage is dead and another in critical condition after the police ended a 12-hour standoff with a gunman at a bank. he is identified as fuaed abdo auk med. this is what we are learning about the man, he was a paranoid schizophrenic according to police who was known to local law enforcement. they tell us that he had no intention of rob ing tbing the but during the standoff, ahmed said that he heard voices and he wanted a quote, device removed from his head. >>> and blood is flowing again on the streets of cairo and egypt and the government backed by the military has imposed a state of emergency. the killing began after dawn today, just about 12 hours ago there in egypt as troops moved in to clear the two large camps of peaceful demonstrators. at this hour in egypt as the sun is setting, the camps have been dismantl dismantledle, but the fighting rages on in cairo, and these are live pictures. few, few people in the streets. armored trucks, and three of them is what we are look atting at here sh, and the latest deat toll is 149 killed in cairo. i want you t
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2013 8:00pm EDT
louisiana is cut away. you can't get there anymore. so all their supplies, all the food and all the manpower is coming from the mississippi through the confederacy coming eastbound. it doesn't happen anymore. they can't cross the river. big union controls the river. the other thing is vicksburg is a rail hub. the railroad coming from the east stops at the river in vicksburg and from there it points west -- from points west that stops. now the union army controls the railroad and they cut it off. you can't underestimate the power of rivers and roberts during the civil war. they didn't have interstate highways. they didn't have trucks. these rivers and railroads and the union army by capturing vicksburg stops all of that and the whole part of the country. the other part of this is now the mississippi river is wide open for the union army to use and the union navy to use to transport material meant food equipment, so whatever they need and to the south trade it very definitely is the beginning to the end for the confederacy and a lot of people in the confederacy know this. that is the history l
ABC
Aug 14, 2013 7:00am PDT
't they? lara? >>> we turn now to the alarming hostage situation overnight in a bank in louisiana. a 20-year-old man taking three people hostage tuesday afternoon, in a tense standoff with police that lasted well into the night. abc's pierre thomas is back with us now with the latest. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, lara. police were hoping to resolve this standoff peacefully. but it ended in a bloody spray of gunfire. shortly before midnight, police stormed the bank, after they say the gunman indicated he was going to kill two hostages. according to police, as they entered the building, the suspect, identified as 20-year-old fuaed abdo ahmed, shot the hostages, both bank employees. police killed the suspect, who they claim was armed with a handgun and a rifle. the confrontation began more than 12 hours earlier, when the gunman walked into the bank and began making bizarre demands. police say the suspect was a paranoid schizophrenic who claimed he had been hearing voices, including from a device planted in his head. authorities believe it was not a bank robbery but a pl
FOX News
Aug 8, 2013 10:00am PDT
louisiana, you can see this storm track stays very dry right here and that pushes all the moisture over the top of this. because of this, we have three areas right now we have really significant flooding going on. one in nashville and the other around the atlanta area, to the southwest of it and this southern missouri area branson towards springfield and flashflood warnings because they have seen well over 12 inches of rain over the last week or so and the nashville area had rain on much to them and interstate 85 to the southwest of atlanta. that's what's very active right now. we also throughout the day stand the chance for severe weather. some storms will be very windy and have hail. i don't think it's a big tornado threat today but anywhere you see this much yellow across oklahoma, the panhandle of texas and across southeastern areas of missouri and parts of arkansas, get ready for severe weather and more rain. i tell you what, alisyn, we don't really change this pattern and below that rain, it's hot and will continue to see heat advisories in effect. will continue to feel like 105,
FOX News
Aug 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
ending to a hostage standoff in louisiana. a 20-year-old gunman shot dead. police say the gunman was planning this for a long time. >> he was mad at people that he said were mean to him, that he had voices in his head. and we are certainly going to pray he can really hard that they keep breathing. sad moment for these families. i bleach their faith and our faith in god we are going pray hard these individuals can make it. >> we are a small community, and everyone knows everyone. bill: the condition of the two injured hostages not known at this time. police say it is not known why the 20-year-old targeted that particular bank. martha: the federal government slammed the brakes on the planned merger between u.s. airways and american airlines parent company. the zwru -- the justice departmt claims the deal would hurt consumers. when watched the continental-united merger. now this one looks like it may be on the ropes. >> reporter: it's curious timing. a lot of people thought this would go through because you have got to big airlines. there have been a bunch of big mergers and the air
ABC
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
. this is in a louisiana bayou. this video shot by local officials. and this morning, we're told the sinkhole is still active and growing. right now, there are no homes in danger. but i looked this up. 25 acres in size right now. and it's been growing for more than a year. it was a collapsed salt dome. that's a growing problem. to say the least. >> really scary. >> thanks, amy. >>> we're going to turn now to the latest on the health scare for vice president joe biden's son, beau. he is said to be in great shape and expected to be discharged today from a houston cancer hospital, after undergoing a procedure there earlier this week. doctors don't know yet what's exactly wrong with beau biden. but he was admitted after becoming weak and disoriented last week. abc's chief medical editor, dr. richard besser, here with us this morning. and rich, make it clear. you haven't seen the records here. you don't know exactly what is wrong. but first, treated for a stroke. and now, at a cancer center. what does it say to you? >> initially, when you hear someone has symptoms that are like a stroke and they've had a s
KRON
Aug 16, 2013 7:00am PDT
>>darya:a second bank worker held hostage in louisiana has died. he was one of three bank employees taken hostage by in the rural town of saint joseph on tuesday. authorities say ahmed held two men and one woman captive. he released the woman but let unharmed. when a swat team eventually stormed the bank. we will take a quick break and return with more headlines along with an update of that big rig that is not currently causing massive traffic on 680. we will be right back. i want you to know stuff i want you to be kind. i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. to speak my language. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. quiero que me hagas sentir segura. i want you to be awesome. that's the doctor i want. at kaiser permanente, we want you to choose the doctor that's right for you. find your perfect match at kp.org and thrive. if you're like me, you've been working you've been working like a dog all year. but you don't need to camp out 'til labor day to reward yourself! mattress discounters' labor day sale is on now! rest those tired bon
CNN
Aug 17, 2013 3:00am PDT
of the southern part of louisiana, new orleans, you could tap into this heavy rainfall as well. a lot of gulf moisture out there. that's why we have flood warnings in place. a lot of these watches are going to last in anticipation of this heavy rainfall event. we're not done there yet. as i mentioned, the tropics, we're watching an area of low pressure. all the convections and thunderstorms to the northeast of it. but we're still watching it, 40% chance of development as we go through the day. nice and sunny across the northeast. and then in the west, that fire threat continues as we showed you video out of sun valley, idaho. they're expecting temperatures high. and a dangerous situation there. >> we'll keep an eye. here in atlanta, jennifer? >> rainy and cloud >> i forgot my umbrella. if it rained, i never would have my umbrella. >> that's it. of course. >> the nice thing is they sell them. >> who wants to spend $10. >>> aliens and ufos. no it's not a seen out of the "x files. ." >> oh, no. area 51, the government finally admits the obvious -- yes, it really exists. here at fidelity, we give
CSPAN
Aug 18, 2013 7:00am EDT
the mississippi river and how it affects louisiana along with natural subsidence and the issues of canals for oil and gas drilling and the of those nature. provided are has withe either to wetlands dunes and beaches and as we encroach on that, we are reducing the ability for mother nature to respond and be able to protect us and that increases our flood losses. hurricane result of sandy, more than 30,000 buildings in new york city were in a flood controlled area that is now -- that hasn't now more than doubled in the greater new york city area. guest: geography is geography. part of it is trying to understand better what the risk is. i would say that this is something that people sometimes fail to grasp. just because something was not in a flood zone or was 20 years ago, does not mean that it has not changed in that time frame. is development that occurs, sea level rise, because of a variety of different factors, a place that once had been not in the flood zone, may now be. if you have done other mitigation measures, you can actually move out of the flood zone. there is a community in florida tha
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